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Music Plus Project Cuts Carbon

Profile photo of Sace Lockhart By Sace Lockhart
19 December 2014

Music Plus piloted an innovative project to look at ways of cutting carbon emissions through online distance learning.

Local Voices focus on digital for organisational development

Profile photo of Steve Byrne By Steve Byrne
30 September 2014

Local Voices is a Community Interest Company formed in 2013 seeking to connect communities with their local traditions, primarily through songs and the use of archive resources. The company’s two co-directors are experienced folklorists, as well as singers and performers that have carried out workshops with schoolchildren in the Dundee and Angus areas with around 900 […]

Paragon Music report on their digital developments

Profile photo of Ninian Perry By Ninian Perry
14 August 2014

Paragon Music in Scotland is using rich media to bolster the new website www.paragon-music.org and social media including Facebook, Twitter, Youtube and Vimeo in order to drive participation and audience engagement.

All that Jazz: the SNJO digitally alive again!

Profile photo of Lindsay Robertson By Lindsay Robertson
13 June 2014

SNJO: In the Hall of the Mountain King The Scottish National Jazz Orchestra and their Artistic Director, the saxophonist Tommy Smith are widely recognized to be “world class” with an international reputation for the highest quality jazz and programming. In 2013, while performances soared with rapturous receptions to their Ellington and Rhapsody in Blue concerts […]

claimexpenses.com – a Sustainable AmbITion case study

Profile photo of Hannah Rudman By Hannah Rudman
22 May 2014

This case study supported by AmbITion Scotland reveals Creative Carbon Scotland‘s digital development claimexpenses.com. The tool was developed with support from Sustainable AmbITion, a fund which focussed on utilising digital technologies for better environmental sustainability. Reflecting on the development of claimexpenses.com, users from Festivals Edinburgh and the Edinburgh International Festival, as well as the tool’s creators Creative […]

Aberdeen Performing Arts Make:IT:Happen Funding

Profile photo of Andy Kite By Andy Kite
1 April 2014

In 2013 Aberdeen Performing Arts successfully applied to the AmbITion Scotland Make:IT:Happen fund.  We created a project based around the production and distribution of rich media content aimed at promoting new strands of programming we had coming to The Lemon Tree. Our project allowed us to find new ways of engaging with audiences, move into […]

Scottish Music Centre – Case Study in Archive Digitisation (Watch!)

Profile photo of Alasdair Pettinger By Alasdair Pettinger
31 March 2014

Scottish Music Centre: Digitisation Project from Scottish Music Centre Education on Vimeo. The Scottish Music Centre has an extensive collection of over 38,000 items as part of its remit to document and promote the musical life of the country, past and present. We have been acquiring material for over forty years: sheet music, sound recordings, […]

Radio Free Hebrides – supporting local culture through podcasting…

Profile photo of Hector MacInnes By Hector MacInnes
6 March 2014

Radio Free Hebrides is a project by Hands On Studios, a small company supporting the audio arts, based on the Isle of Skye. In 2013/2014 we received an award from Amb:IT:ion Scotland to help to create a strong foundation of digital content, and help to grow our audience so that we could move forward, finding […]

Doune the Rabbit Hole Festival’s Car-Share Scheme

Profile photo of Jamie Murray By Jamie Murray
5 March 2014

Doune the Rabbit Hole Festival created a Sustainable AmbITion digital development, and so we set up our own online system to allow us to operate our own car-share scheme. You can watch it in action here: You can also read about our reflections and results – we definitely think there’s a few things you could […]

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